With an overall population of 11,555 and a student population of 24,408, approximately 24,408 of Allendale students attend one of Allendale's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Allendale, by student population, is Grand Valley State University. In 2010, Grand Valley State University graduated approximately 214 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 214 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Allendale in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Allendale's accounting schools was $19,480 per year for instate students and $23,794 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Allendale-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,478 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,460.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Allendale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 55,310 accountants in Michigan, 1,020 were working in the greater Allendale area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 5% in Allendale. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Allendale, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.